The median annual salary for a Deskside Support was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Deskside Support
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 937 946
Rank change year-on-year +108 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 45 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.022% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.023% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 27
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £23,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +14.89% -14.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Deskside Support
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Deskside Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Deskside Support in the UK

Deskside Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Deskside Support.

Salary trend for Deskside Support in the UK

Deskside Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Deskside Support over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Deskside Support in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +116 33 £29,500 -1.66% 1
London +75 27 £29,500 -9.23% 1
South East +74 5 £25,470 -15.10%
City of London +34 4 £26,750 -29.60%
Channel Islands - 3 £27,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Jersey - 3 £27,000 -
Berkshire +33 2 £25,470 +1.88%
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 £25,470 -
Liverpool - 1 £28,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £27,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £30,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £28,000 -
North West - 1 £28,000 -

Deskside Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Deskside Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Deskside Support in the job title.

1 59 (66.29%) Windows
2 54 (60.67%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
4 30 (33.71%) SLA
5 27 (30.34%) Apple
6 25 (28.09%) Legal
7 24 (26.97%) Smartphone
7 24 (26.97%) Windows 10
8 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
9 20 (22.47%) Windows 8
9 20 (22.47%) BYOD
9 20 (22.47%) Service Management
10 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
10 17 (19.10%) Citrix
11 16 (17.98%) Blackberry
12 15 (16.85%) ITIL
12 15 (16.85%) MCP
13 14 (15.73%) Spreadsheet
14 12 (13.48%) LAN
15 11 (12.36%) VoIP
15 11 (12.36%) Asset Management
15 11 (12.36%) Patch Management
15 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
16 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
17 9 (10.11%) Finance
17 9 (10.11%) Billing
17 9 (10.11%) Windows Server
18 8 (8.99%) Office 365
18 8 (8.99%) Change Management

Deskside Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.99%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (60.67%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (15.73%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) LAN
2 11 (12.36%) VoIP
3 8 (8.99%) Firewall
4 3 (3.37%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.37%) Wireless
5 2 (2.25%) DHCP
5 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.25%) VPN
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (28.09%) Legal
2 9 (10.11%) Billing
2 9 (10.11%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Smartphone
2 20 (22.47%) BYOD
3 16 (17.98%) Blackberry
4 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.74%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.37%) iPad
8 3 (3.37%) iPhone
9 2 (2.25%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.25%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.25%) PDA
9 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (66.29%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Windows 10
3 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
4 20 (22.47%) Windows 8
5 9 (10.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Service Management
2 15 (16.85%) ITIL
3 11 (12.36%) Asset Management
3 11 (12.36%) Patch Management
4 8 (8.99%) Change Management
5 6 (6.74%) Statistics
6 5 (5.62%) High Availability
7 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.37%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.37%) Time Management
8 2 (2.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.25%) Document Management
8 2 (2.25%) ISMS
8 2 (2.25%) Logistics
8 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.25%) Project Management
8 2 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.25%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) MCP
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.74%) A+ Certification
3 6 (6.74%) MCSE
4 2 (2.25%) MCDST
5 1 (1.12%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (33.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) XenApp
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) vSphere
3 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.34%) Apple
3 17 (19.10%) Citrix
4 8 (8.99%) Avaya
4 8 (8.99%) Lotus
4 8 (8.99%) Wyse
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco
5 4 (4.49%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.37%) BMC
6 3 (3.37%) Remedy
6 3 (3.37%) VMware